Archive for the ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ Category


Organic Coffee for Flavia

Organic coffee lovers support sustainable coffee production as well. There are several agencies whose certification tells you that sustainable agriculture was used to make you coffee. One of the brands that offers sustainably produced organic coffee is Alterra. They make a single serve, Flavia Alterra, which can be had as organic. These folks have been [...]

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Organic Coffee vs Folgers

If you want organic coffee you need to look for organic certification on the label. If you buy Arabica coffee you are getting the highest quality coffee. Organic is virtually always Arabica. But the best-selling American coffee brand is Folgers. How can you compare organic coffee vs Folgers? Organic Coffee Healthy organic coffee is Arabica [...]

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Organic Coffee versus Regular

Why should you choose organic coffee versus regular? After all regular coffee is cheaper, has caffeine and is easy to find at the grocery store. There are two good reasons for drinking organic coffee versus regular, your health and the environment. Coffee, Organic and Health Coffee is good for you. There are lots and lots [...]

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What Is Certified Organic Coffee?

How do you know if the coffee you are buying is really organic? You look for evidence of certification. What is certified organic coffee? In the USA the authority for organic coffee certification is the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Just what is organic coffee certification and how does organic coffee certification insure a [...]

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Is Organic Coffee Worth It?

High quality organic coffee has great taste and aroma. It is free of more than a hundred impurities that can be found in regular coffee. And organic coffee is more expensive than regular coffee. Is organic coffee worth it? What qualities distinguish organic coffee from regular coffee and what are those qualities worth to you? [...]

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Is Organic Coffee Toxin Free?

We live in a world where they keep adding more and more things to our food and drink. Are things like high fructose corn syrup or monosodium glutamate good for you? How about the residues of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, or antibiotics? What toxins are the lurking about that you don’t know about? How [...]

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What Is the Difference Between Organic Coffee and Regular?

Coffee is good for you but organic coffee is better. What is the difference between organic coffee and regular? Both contain caffeine to give you that morning wake up. And both contain the antioxidants that provide so many health benefits of coffee. But it is what is missing that makes the difference between organic coffee [...]

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What Does Organic Coffee Mean?

You may have heard that organic coffee is better than regular coffee. What just what does organic coffee mean? Organic.org tells us what organic means. Simply stated, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms, or ionizing radiation. Animals that produce meat, poultry, eggs, [...]

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What Does Sustainable Mean?

Organic coffee is not only good for you but it is good for the environment because organic coffee growers use sustainable farming practices. The United States Department of Agriculture tells us that USDA certified coffee must meet standards upon inspection. Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the [...]

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Environmental Impact of Sun Cultivated Coffee

Traditional coffee farms grow coffee in the shade. The plants are interspersed under a forest canopy, typically in a cloudy mountain habitat. There is no need for synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides or fungicides in such a sustainable habitat. The result is organic shade grown coffee whether it is certified or not. But, the increased demand [...]

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